S E T    F O R M A T I O N   BALLINGEARY  SET

                           2008   Larry E. Taylor

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      This set is from West County Cork, Ireland.
      Except as shown for the Long-body and the Diamond (Square), dance the down or falling
                  jig step
(down-2-3).
      Bar counts for patterns are shown in bold.
      The total bar count for each figure includes an eight-bar introduction of music.
      Long-body:   Dancing a lively jig-batter step (1 and 2 and 1-2-3), advance and retire
                  in waltz hold4 and dance two
clockwise turns to the next position on the right4.
                  Dance the eight-bar pattern
four times when dancing all around the house
(32 bars). 
                  Dance the pattern twice when dancing half-way around the house (16 bars).
      Diamond (Square):  With a pattern of step, step, 3-4-5/turn, dance forward to the
                  first position on the right2.  Dance backwards to the next position on the right2, dance
                  forward to the next position on the right2 and dance backwards to home2.
      Throughout the set, gents dance forward initially on the left foot and ladies dance forward
                  initially on the right foot.
      Documentation is based upon a Come Dance With Me In Ireland video.
      Edition of March 3, 2008 -- Contact larryetaylor@hotmail.com 

   
 S E T    F O R M A T I O N   FIGURE 1 -- SLIDES (120 BARS)    SWING PARTNER
All couples: long-body (see heading)32.
Top couples: REPEAT  "MARKER" house each other in waltz hold8;
diamond (square) (see heading)8;
swing in waltz hold8.
All couples: one-half long-body to opposite 16.
Side couples: repeat from   REPEAT  "MARKER"   , ending with all couples dancing
                      a one-half long-body16 to home40.
 S E T    F O R M A T I O N   FIGURE 2 -- SLIDES (136 BARS)    SWING OPPOSITE LADY, PARTNER
All couples: long-body32.
Top couples: REPEAT  "MARKER" house each other in waltz hold8;
diamond8;
gents:   crossover as ladies dance into the gent’s place2;
                      swing the opposite lady in waltz hold6;
                      crossover2; swing original partner in waltz hold6.
All couples: one-half long-body to opposite 16.
Side couples: repeat from   REPEAT  "MARKER"   , ending with all couples dancing
                      a one-half long-body16 to home48.
 S E T    F O R M A T I O N   FIGURE 3 -- SLIDES (152 BARS)    LADIES THEN GENTS PINWHEEL
All couples: long-body32.
Top couples: REPEAT  "MARKER" house each other in waltz hold8;
diamond8;
All ladies: pinwheel (star) with the right hand4; pinwheel with the left hand4.
All gents: pinwheel (star) with the right hand4; pinwheel with the left hand4.
All couples: swing in waltz hold8;
one-half long-body to opposite16.
Side couples: repeat from   REPEAT  "MARKER"   , ending with all couples dancing
                      a one-half long-body16 to home56.
 S E T    F O R M A T I O N   FIGURE 4 -- SLIDES (168 BARS)    GENTS SWING EACH LADY
All couples: long-body32.
Top couples: REPEAT  "MARKER" house each other in waltz hold8;
diamond8;
gents swing (waltz hold) each left lady then also swing partner
          (move2 and swing6 each time)32.
All couples: one-half long-body to opposite16.
Side couples: repeat from   REPEAT  "MARKER"   , ending with all couples dancing
                      a one-half long-body16 to home64.
 S E T    F O R M A T I O N   FIGURE 5 -- SLIDES (136 BARS)    C H A I N
All couples: long-body32.
Top couples: REPEAT  "MARKER" house each other in waltz hold8;
diamond8;
All couples:

forearm chain to opposite (all initially turn, right-forearm-in-right to change

                      places with partner2) so gents dance clockwise and ladies
                      dance anticlockwise6;
swing in waltz hold8;
one-half long-body16 to home.
Side couples: repeat from   REPEAT  "MARKER"   48.

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